Homestead of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Johnson, located near Foster City

Jake Johnson Homestead, Near Foster City, Dickinson County, Michigan, ca. 1910: Probably taken around 1910, this photograph shows old and new modes of transportation in front of the homestead of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Johnson, located one mile north of Foster City on the Northway Road (now Harry Peterson Road). Jake Johnson is seated in the automobile and his wife is standing next to it. Their son Emil is seated in the buggy and Olaf, another son, holds the bridle of the unhitched horse. Another son, Hjalmer, born in Felch on June 30, 1898, related that when a new house was built the house in the photograph was used for a barn for some time and then torn down. [Beatrice Blomquist], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Jake Johnson Homestead, Near Foster City, Dickinson County, Michigan, ca. 1910: Probably taken around 1910, this photograph shows old and new modes of transportation in front of the homestead of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Johnson, located one mile north of Foster City on the Northway Road (now Harry Peterson Road). Jake Johnson is seated in the automobile and his wife is standing next to it. Their son Emil is seated in the buggy and Olaf, another son, holds the bridle of the unhitched horse. Another son, Hjalmer, born in Felch on June 30, 1898, related that when a new house was built the house in the photograph was used for a barn for some time and then torn down. [Beatrice Blomquist]
Subject(s): Dwellings
Carriages and carts
Automobiles
Dickinson County (Mich.)
Date Created: 1910 (approximate)